Are they laughing at you or laughing with you? Your brain can tell the difference.
The largest study to date on the effects of eating omega-3 fatty acids confirm that foods high in the fats can preserve memory and cognitive functions only in people without diabetes.
Finding the point at which babies’ reactions change from being purely reflexive to reflecting more intention is leading researches to focus on the first glimmers of conscious thought in infants as young as 5 months old.
Among the 100 million or so nerve cells in the brain, it turns out there is a group dedicated to making sense of numbers.
Hablan dos idiomas? You should, if you know what’s good for you
Aging and drinking result in similar changes in the brain, and if aerobic exercise can alleviate the age-based damage, could it do the same for alcohol-related harm?
The latest research shows that even the taste of beer is sufficient to activate the brain‘s pleasure circuits.
They may not seem to share much in common, but similar mechanisms could be driving the two conditions.
First the genome, now the brain.
With the Obama administration planning a major initiative to map the brain, there’s more attention focused on what all of that new information will mean for how we see ourselves and how we take moral and legal responsibility for …
Enhancing one area of the brain means activity in others may suffer.
Tracking brain activity patterns may lead to better dosing and control of anesthesia.
Checking status updates on Facebook may be just the distraction your memory needs.